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Construction Worker Injury

Increased Construction Worker Injury Risk During Boom?

Increased Construction Worker Injury Risk During Boom? 2560 1696 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction worker injury stories are not uncommon. In early August, six workers were hospitalized after a serious accident at a Brickell construction site. The accident happened as a result of…

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How Common are Construction Accidents and Fatalities?

How Common are Construction Accidents and Fatalities? 300 288 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working in the construction industry opens an individual up to many potential injuries. Construction workers are often using heavy equipment, working more than twenty feet off the ground, or working…

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Electrical safety is a life-or-death issue at construction sites

Electrical safety is a life-or-death issue at construction sites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working a job in construction is very dangerous. Heavy equipment and other hazards are part of the daily work. Another hazard that must be taken very seriously is electricity. In…

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Claim compensation from all negligent parties after being injured

Claim compensation from all negligent parties after being injured 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As a construction worker in the current world, you’re exposed to high risks all the time. You may work on high rises, tourist attractions, theme park rides or new developments,…

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Man survives crushing injuries and wins $64.5 million in court

Man survives crushing injuries and wins $64.5 million in court 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Imagine working near a railroad or other busy traffic area where you’re already having to be cautious about traffic safety. You know that you can feel the vibration of passing…

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Safety inspections are important for scaffolding

Safety inspections are important for scaffolding 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction work is a dangerous field for several reasons, including the heavy equipment being used and incomplete structures that are being built. In some cases, equipment that is being used…

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The 4 most common causes of construction accidents

The 4 most common causes of construction accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Long said to be one of the most dangerous occupations, the construction industry showed itself to be just as dangerous in 2013, contributing to one out of each five on-the-job…

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1 killed in accident in Florida’s Sarasota Square Mall

1 killed in accident in Florida’s Sarasota Square Mall 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As a construction worker in Florida, you take your safety very seriously. You work with heavy equipment in the heat and humidity, and you’re constantly exposed to risks. It’s possible…

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Forklift accidents in Florida

Forklift accidents in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers face many hazards at the construction sites at which they work, including dangers posed by working around powered industrial forklifts. These are designed to lift heavy loads, and…

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Construction worker deaths due to crane accidents

Construction worker deaths due to crane accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As Florida residents may know, construction worker accidents are not uncommon, and many are caused by errors involving cranes. Of all construction worker deaths caused by crane-related accidents, data emerged…

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Florida construction workers face high risk of workplace injuries

Florida construction workers face high risk of workplace injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The nature of construction work places it into a category of employment associated with injuries and deaths. The heavy equipment, power tools, scaffolds and electrical systems involved contribute to the…

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Construction accidents and compensation for injured workers

Construction accidents and compensation for injured workers 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida construction workers are at a greater risk for injury and death on the job than workers in most other professions. For the 2012 year, there were more than 4,000…

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Filing a claim after a construction accident

Filing a claim after a construction accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers face hazards on the job that may include dangerous chemicals, falling objects, electrocution and unsafe equipment. When injuries occur in Florida because of one’s job, an employee may…

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Overview of safety issues and statistics in highway work zones

Overview of safety issues and statistics in highway work zones 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Although work zones can be inconvenient and frustrating on Florida highways, maintenance and repairs are important for ongoing safety on the roadways. Unfortunately, the work zones established for these temporary…

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Worker death results in citations against four construction firms

Worker death results in citations against four construction firms 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In July 2014, a 25-year-old Tallahassee construction worker was fatally injured while working on a six-story residence hall at Florida State University. This week, after concluding its investigation, the U.S.…

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What coverage is available for a construction worker’s injury?

What coverage is available for a construction worker’s injury? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida construction workers are usually covered under workers’ compensation when they suffer on-the-job injuries. The severity of an injury and the impact on an employee’s ability to work are factors…

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Construction workers face high rate of injury

Construction workers face high rate of injury 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In Florida and throughout the country, construction workers are at a higher risk for job-related injuries than people working in most other occupations. In 2012, the construction industry had the…

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Worker hurt when wall collapses at Florida construction site

Worker hurt when wall collapses at Florida construction site 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 25-year-old man was injured when a rebar wall fell on him at Brickell City Centre construction site in Miami on Oct. 31. The accident occurred on the 29th floor…

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